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Over 80 in custody, as police begin arrest of looters in Calabar

Written by on 26 October 2020

The Cross River State Police Command on Sunday began the arrest of those who vandalized various government property in the state capital. The Command also apprehended those who looted private offices, homes as well as those who invaded the office of a National Assembly member, carting away various empowerment items including tricycles, stage and sound […]

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Ronaldinho tests positive for COVID-19

Written by on 26 October 2020

Former Brazil striker Ronaldinho Gaucho said on Sunday he has tested positive for COVID-19 and was self-isolating. The ex-FC Barcelona and Paris St-Germain (PSG) player was in Belo Horizonte, where he played for local side Atletico Mineiro, when he got his diagnosis. “I arrived in BH (Belo Horizonte) yesterday (Saturday) and I took the COVID […]

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Tinubu urges Government to donate revenue to Lekki shooting victims

Written by on 26 October 2020

Mr Bola Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) party leader, has proposed that revenue from the Lekki tollgate, Lagos State, be donated to confirmed victims of the shooting that occurred during the #EndSARS protest. According to him, other identifiable victims of police brutality in the state should also benefit from the proceeds. Tinubu in a […]

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#EndSARS: Oyetola suspends curfew in Osun

Written by on 23 October 2020

Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola, has suspended the curfew imposed on the state over the #EndSARS crisis. This was announced in a press statement by Secretary to the State Government, Prince Wole Oyebamiji, on Friday. The curfew is being lifted 48 hours after it was imposed. The statement titled, ‘Governor Oyetola suspends 24-hour curfew’, read […]

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Death toll in Ghana church collapse increases to 21

Written by on 23 October 2020

The death toll in the collapse of a three-story church building in eastern Ghana rose to 21, rescue officials said on Friday, as more bodies were pulled from the remains. “The deceased include 12 women and nine men,” the National Disaster Management Organisation (NDMO) said in a statement, up the toll from 17 dead on […]

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Solskjaer defends Man Utd striker Greenwood

Written by on 23 October 2020

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on Friday defended the professionalism of Mason Greenwood, saying the “whole English press” have targeted the Manchester United (Man Utd) forward after he was sent home from England duty last month. The 19-year-old has made a big impact at Old Trafford since making his first-team debut in March 2019, scoring 17 goals […]

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Isolated at home, Pelé turns 80

Written by on 23 October 2020

Considered by many to be the greatest footballer of all time, Pele will celebrate his 80th birthday Friday, confined to his home in Brazil because of Covid-19 but meeting the milestone with his trademark laugh. “The King” has suffered from a series of health problems in recent years, but has not lost his charisma or […]

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Sanwo-Olu visits burnt police stations, razed facilities

Written by on 23 October 2020

Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday, visited Local Government Secretariats, Police Stations, and other facilities attacked by hoodlums in the state. As of the time newsmen were filing this report, the governor and his team had visited the Ajeromi Ifelodun Local Government, Ajeromi Divisional Police Headquarters, Layeni, and Amukoko Police Stations. Other […]

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